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some spotty showers, leftover once this morning. we are picking up light returns over san francisco, parts of daly city and also in san bruno. so we could see some light rain falling over that area. definitely more moderate rainfall over highway 1, south of monterey with the areas of yellow and orange. that's where we are getting a little bit morrow rainfall. and if you are heading up to tahoe, chains required. truckee also reporting light snow this morning, as well as south lake tahoe. roads a bit wet, as well. for today you can expect things to change this afternoon. it will be a nice one, actually. the temperatures are starting off in the upper 30s to upper 40s, we will see some sunny breaks with temperatures climbing into the low to mid-50s and this morning partly cloudy conditions return. temperatures dropping below 50 degrees. i'll have your complete accuweather forecast coming up shortly. carolyn. >> thank you, frances. breaking news this morning. the national hockey league and its players union have reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout now more than 100 days long
just last week. >> smart phone users in san francisco will be able to access a new type of restaurant rating not on the food, though. this is about your health, right? >> exactly. so many restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, more than 3, 500, including a 24 hour diner on church street, one of many, you can check your computer or smartphone and you can tell which served up the best omelet and the health rating. yelp is making it possible and partnering with san francisco's health department to provide restaurant health inspection rating and customer comments in the name of transparency and food safety. restaurant managers and customers we talked to like it. >> i think according to when you get good advise you can see if you want to go. yelp will help you in that way. i agree. >> so many restaurants here it will be interesting, it will be easier to get away with stuff than in the smaller town if you are messy or not. >> the mayor will announce the yelp partnership later this morning. the information will be online soon. san francisco is the first city in the nation to do thi
degrees today for your high with san francisco coming in in the lower 50s, as well as the peninsula. then for the lower evening we look for numbers dropping through the 40s to about 40 degrees by 7:00, 8:00. then with less wind and clear skies, we are looking for an even colder night tonight into monday morning. that will bring in a freeze watch for the entire bay area tonight. i'll have that update for and you a look at our seven-day coming up a bit later. katie. >> that's when things get tricky. thank you, lisa. there are pets and plants and yourself to think about when the temperatures go below freezing. kira klapper is out there live with how people are dealing with it. good morning. >> good morning. you must be so they would you are in the warm studio this morning. look, you can even see my breath. it is cold out here in petaluma. the overnight temperature dipped below to 27, which you can see by looking at this windshield. we are at a dealership in pet lama, victory dealership. take a look at that thick ice. now you are looking across the bay in berkeley where people last nigh
with lots of star power this year. it is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, with 30,000 people attending this year. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing. actor ashton kutcher is here, he is playing the late steve jobs in a new movie about the life of the apple founder and musician "will i am" will talk about the future of technology and gadgets. such a history, 29 years of mac world, the i-fans are here, pumped up, and talking about the fact they cannot wait to immerse in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco, too, a projected $23 million in revenue over the three day event, mostly people coming here from all over the world have preregistered for the event but if you want to show up and see what it is about, day passes are available, and they start at $40. mac world wraps up on saturday. we are live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> this morning, we have new details only on abc7 news as investigators retrace the steps of a san francisco man suspected in the kevin collins missing pens case. the ten-year-old wa
was hurt. the same suspects are believed involved in both attacks. in san francisco, opening statements scheduled in a new federal cocaine fraud trial for former san francisco crime laboratory technician. a judge declare add mistrail in october after the jury could not reach a verdict. the jury agreed that she took cocaine from the laboratory as she admitted to police but they disagreed whether the prosecution proved she did it by means of deaccept. >> supporters of abortion rights gather to mark the anniversary of roe vs. wade that legalized abortion 40 years ago today the hundreds are expected to attend the rally and walk that starts at 11:30 this morning as los altos youth center and another event at san francisco city hall. seven in ten americans believe roe vs. wade should stand. >> in washington, dc, the presidential inauguration. president obama and first lady stepped out in the formal wear for two balls to celebrate a second term in office. ♪ i'm so in love with you >> the obamas slow damaged as the commander in chief ball as jennifer hudson serenaded them. all eyes were on th
and fast track lanes are moving nicely. >> new this morning, a just-released report says san francisco muni overtime costs are over budget, and abc7 news reporter joins us live from the station with an employee who took an unbelievable amount in overtime. >> that is right. the "san francisco chronicle" is reporting that mull -- multiple muni employees made mother than $100,000 in overtime. the average worker, working 40 hours a week works about 2,000 hour as year. some clocked in 4,000 hours in a year. one mechanic made an extra $164,000 for clocking in 2,000 hours of overtime. the chief says the mechanic was paid for overnight work, on a new train control system when trains did not run. ten supervisors made more than $100,000 in overtime pay alone for the 2011 and 1212 fiscal year. one worked street corners keeping an eye on buss and trains and helping out in emergencies, and this supervisor clocked the most hours with 2,262 hours of overtime, earning an extra $147,000 on top of salary. we have a call in for a response to the shocking numbers and we do expect to have that coming up on abc7
traffic. kristen and eric? >> thank you. happening now a san francisco woman is in critical condition with burns to her face after family members say her boyfriend doused her with gasoline and set her on fire. police are searching for the boyfriend, 22-year-old dexter oliver. they were at a laundromat and got in a heated argument. the victim's sister say he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and headed back to the laundromat. amy will have an update from the hospital in 30 minutes. >> two suspects in the murder of two teen girls in oakland are due in court. the 18-year-old powell faces two counts of murder and possibly the death penalty. and another is charged with accessory. the victims were best friend. the 15-year-old and 16-year-old were found shot several times in east oakland in november. witnesses say there was an argument before the deadly shooting. >> a 16-year-old girl injured in a shooting near a high school at millbrae and san bruno border was shot in the stomach and leg across the street from the high school. it happened at 10:30 on saturday night. police did not say
is showing no delays and it is a "spare the air" day. >> the san francisco man accused of doubting his girlfriend on gasoline and setting her on fire is behind bars. amy joins us live with how police took the man into custody. amy? >> kristen, the relatives of the victim can focus their attention on her and her recovery here at st. francis. before he was caught the victim's relatives told me they were feeling very anxious about dexter oliver being on the run trying to help police give them any tips and stay in touch with the investigators. they were worried about their safety. now they can feel relief. police found him last night in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the coup
endless refills. but back here in san francisco, bartenders are saying thanks but no thanks that bars stop serving rowdy patrons. >> back lash that on the mayor suggestion of banning booze on sunday and restrict here. here in the mission cocktails are the speciality . the menu is in the display. thanks for the advice, mayor but we'll serve cocktails come game day. it is their bread and butter and owners say suggesting that hard liquor sales is misguided. the mayor is not talking about prohibition but prevent the drunken violence after the giants won the world series. bar owners say it is their job to responsibly. >> you never serve someone who is drunk in the restaurant or bar. it is against the law. >> i am trying to start a conversation about social responsibility. people should know the limitation. as clint eastwood used to say. they ought to be cognizant that overindulgence in a cell braatory way is hurtful to communitis and to themselves. >> american beverage institute called it a ridiculous idea saying that the city should avoid demonizing a perfectly legal product. >> back in the ba
lanes for the southbound commute, as you move into san francisco it is light. headed south on 101 from santa rosa it is looking good. and slowing from the central valley but it picks up through livermore and the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 from hayward to san mateo under 15 minutes. kristen and katie? >> in the last hour work crews on the bay bridge ended a long night to continue the installation of 25,000 l.e.d. lights. amy will tell us, this is all for a new art project live from the embarcardero. amy? >> all in the name of art. they let us join them up there. look at the access we were given on this first overnight shift of the installlation. the plan is to have 25,000 l.e.d. lights grace the western span of the bridge. they will flicker, dim, brighten and have pretty patterns for two years. the artist says he is also assessing and creating while he installs. >> we are 40 percent of the way there in terms of installation and soon we will be able to turn on lights and seeing what they can do. it is something i can not jut create in the studio in new york and send the file down. i
left hand lane moving into san francisco. in san jose the debris is in southbound 280 with a truck losing the load causing flat tires and the truck is leading a fluid, and c.h.p. will do a traffic break to get that cloned -- cleaned up. the longer that is there the more delays you will see. bart and muni are on time and a train number one is ten minutes behind out of pleasanton. >> developing news in the senator of a home for the remains of kevin collins the ten-year-old boy who was kidnapped 29 years ago in san francisco. abc7 broke the story of the search on abc7 at 4:00 yesterday. bones were discovered borrowried beneath a basement floor of a home. it is likely they are from an an an -- from an animal but final testing has to be done. amy will have a live report with more in 30 minutes on that story. >> testing is underway for the golden gate bridge new electronic toll system. our news reporter cornell bernard joins us with what to expect drivers out there. cornell? >> eric, starting today there is in such thing as toll evadeers on the golden gate bridge, everyone from now on is
and the golden gate bridge into san francisco with no delays here. a nice drive off the waldo. we have delays in the capital corridor train with a fire near crockett and the tracks were blocked so there are system-side delays. no other mass transit problems. right now, over the altamont pass into dublin/pleasanton and san jose, 101 northbound and southbound 880 toward dakota road. kristen and eric? >> updating the breaking news we have been following all morning, right now, fire crews are working a fire in crockett near the c&h sugar plant that broke out on an abandoned pier, fire cruise are in the defensive mode making sure the fire does not spread. they believe it was human cause because there is no electricity in the area. extra help going to the homeless this morning who have been struggling in dangerous conditions for days. our reporter is live at sacred heart community service. >> device a month they give out backpacks, 100 backpacks, filled with cold weather essentials and people are expected to line the block for the 9:00 give away. we would like to show you what is inside the backpac
flannery's band is donating proceeds from the show to stow and his family. >>> san francisco's district attorney has announced 49ers wide receiver michael crabtree will not face sexual assault charges. the accusations against crabtree stemmed from an encounter with a woman at a hotel nearly two weeks ago after the team's win over green bay. the d. a. determined there was not enough evidence to prosecute. the 49ers issued a statement saying michael and the team can now put this behind us and move forward. >>> coming up next, taking revenge on so-called revenge porn websites. the lawsuit against the x-rated site that puts up photos of women without their permission and why those lawsuits face an uphill battle. but meet the fan who has been to every >> legal experts say a lawsuit filed by women against a website showing explicit pictures of them is doomed to fail. the website is xxx.com with triple xs. it is hosted by go daddy.com and it's known as a revenge website where men post nude pictures of their exs. congress passed a law years ago saying the only people liable for online content a
bay area. >> new this morning, the san francisco race nope for its crazy costumes and inebriated runners has new trouble. amy joins us live from howard treats. this is just four months before the big race takes place. >> not good timing. the problem is there is not a lot of time to recover. according to the "san francisco chronicle", we they have dropped out as the sponsor and the redwood city company did not explain, saying "no comment" to the paper. this would have been their third year as a sponsor of the race, which has had recent troubles maintaining sponsorship. they were the 3rd sponsor in 10 years. it is expensive. it costs from $250,000 to $500,000. it is also a controversial race. residents have complained about the drinking on the race and what a nuisance it has become for the neighborhood. the general manager of the race down plays this saying that they will go on, with or without a sponsor. it is set to start right here may 19, next to the bay, and wind its way through the city and end at the breakers of ocean beach. >> amy, thank you. a judge will decide where a man
but he suffered brain injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation. >> a federal judge in san francisco is expected to rule by the end of this month on whether to overturn the ban on public nudity. opponents went to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free speech. a written ruling is expected before the end of the month. >> next we have traffic and weather together on the only news and a like look outside here at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic starting to back medium here. we do have a bill problem southbound 280 south of 92 and sue hall will have that and our meteorologist, mike naturally, will talk about the "spare the air" day. >> man walks in to an apartment store -- into a department start with >> it is a friday morning. we have been tracking the fog and it has been thickest in santa rosa. and again this morning. and we could have block ice there because it is below freezin
their sixth super bowl appearance. in san francisco, officials want to make sure the fans are not out of control. we are joined outside city hall with more on the security preparations underway. >> everything from buses to bother cans, part of the super bowl security playbook. this is not city hall behind me but you love the red and gold decking out sick center auditorium. police will be out in force for super bowl sunday, the mayor says he doesn't want any instant replays of the giants celebration. >> fans were rowdy and pumped after the championship win on sunday and peaceful and nonviolent unlike the mayhem that marred the giants victory last fall when cars were overturned and bonfires lit and a muni bus smashed. the mayor will visit local sports bars suggesting they serve something beside hard liquor and asking them to sell cans and not bottles and working with muni but hopes of containing crowds at civic center have been nixed by the n because of copyright. >> that is a business decision. we will respect that. it would help center the celebrations but we will keep the city safe.
" that remains anchored in san francisco bay. this is a live picture there, you can see it is lit up and, again, there will be boarding this morning, so that crews can continue to investigate. overhead, coast guard investigators were on before the tanker and they interviewed the bar pilot, guy kleess at the helm of where the accident occurred and he has passed an alcohol test, the results of a drug test yet pending. more on the investigation in 30 minutes. >> we have been tweeting about this since the story broke. you can keep up by following abc7 news bay area open twitter and more at abc7news.com including a slide show with pictures of the damage. >> a peninsula community is mobilizing to prepare for a possible flood along the creek because major damage in a storm last month. amy hollyfield is live in pal alto. what are they doing? >> they will give the creek a new look a sand bag necklace. it is quiet now. the crews know it has risen to the fence here. they are worried. they have 4,000 sandbags ready to go. it took a day just to fill them all but they are ready. today, the crews will line th
. >> san francisco police have released a picture of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year-old laurice barrett stole money from a woman in san francisco's tenderloin on december 28 and weapon the dog started blocking from the car, police say he snatched the dog and through it into the oncoming traffic and her 12-year-old dog died. there is $3,000 reward if anyone who tracks down laurice barrett. >> california farmers will have to wait to fine out if the recent cold snap did any major damage to their crops. freezing temperatures can endanger everything from green vegetables to citrus fruit. mandarin orange crops have been damaged. fires have been set and they are running wind machines to raise the tomorrow as few degrees and that can make all the difference between a profitable harvest and losing millions. >> food trucks are staying put in mountain view. the city council discussed the possible been on food trucks at the meeting last night and the city's central business association in downtown committee are driving the effort with food trucks unfair advantage agains
of the abortion issue turned out yesterday in downtown san francisco in a pair of dueling rallies centered around the 30th anniversary of roe v. wade division. organizers of the ninth annual walk for life say 40,000 supporters were at the rally. that followed an earlier gathering at justin herman plaza. that was the pro-choice gathering. four decades after the legalization of abortion the debate continues. >> apportion hurts women and families and children and society. it needs to become unthinkable. >> they seem to think they should have control of what women do with their bodies and it isn't right. >> organizers say it was the largest turnout the march for life has ever had in its nine years in san francisco. >>> two people were rescued after their sailboat collided with a tugboat escorting a barge. it happened in the san francisco bay. the coast guard and sf fire responded. one person was suffering from hypothermia. we asked the coast guard if they knew how the accident happened. >> not right now. it's under investigation. the barge was told to go back into port and there's an investigating of
that long for everyone to clear out. good morning, to you at 6:18. look the at bay bridge, to san francisco, crisp, clean air, not a "spare of air" this morning. clear of radar returns and clouds. the dry air is making it cold. look all the 20's inland to 32 in redwood city. san francisco is the warm spot right now, and salinas, warm too. mostly sunny this afternoon, not as cold the next few days and rain more likely saturday night and sunday. mid-to-upper 50's and a few moore -- more high clouds but a lot of sunshine. upper 50's in morgan hills, and tonight, a few 20's but most of the reporting stations are in the 30's and mid-30's to mid-40's around the bay shore and to the coast and the black ice is less of a problem tonight. the dominant areas of high pressure, ripping the storm apart and spinning the energy trying to breakthrough the high but it will not happen. at 7:00 in the morning, you can see a few high clouds and by noon the radar returns are best in the northern section of our state and the front falls apart as the high pressure takes over and drains the energy. now, this is a m
happened in a san francisco hotel early last sunday morning just hours after the 49ers playoff victory over the green bay packers. police are still piecing together their investigation. crabtree has not been detained, nor arrested. police say he is cooperating. crabtree is in atlanta right now with the 49ers for tomorrow's nfc championship game. fans here in san francisco are shocked to hear of the investigation of this star player. >> i don't understand why these guys who have it so good and who are such big in the news right now, why they would do something or he would do something that could potentially hurt not only himself and his family, but the team. >> as a fan, i'm going to back him up until it comes through. but right now it sounds fake. >> the san francisco police special victims' unit is continuing to investigate the allegations. after their work is complete, the investigation will be turned over to the district attorney's office. last night the 49ers released this statement. quote, we are aware of the allegation against mikeel and understands that he has fully cooperated with a
klapper joins us live in san francisco for what you have dubbed fanticipation, kira. >> yes. it came to me when i spoke to you about an hour ago. the anticipation of fans but then i googled it and it looks like other people have used the word previously. so i can take credit for that. but thank you, carolyn, for giving it to me. here this morning the ferry building is ill illuminated in red behind me. the coit tower was lit up but it's off for the rest of the morning, it appears. but the city is decorated and fans are decorating themselves. we have video from yesterday when fans were buying anything red and gold that exist ted store at the college shop, nfl college shop on pier 39. one fan knows exactly what she will be yelling when the tv is on today on game day. and then get this. we ran into former raiders linebacker jeff barns. he was signing autographs and showing off his two super bowl rings. well, even he is excited for the 49ers spreading that bay area love. >> we know the 49ers are a great team and i'm happy that the 49ers are winning. if the raiders can't win, we want the 49ers t
for communities along the san francisco bay. those both expire at 8:00 this morning. so hopefully there is some warmth ahead of us. but the cold, yes, it's current and it's behind us. we have video from petaluma last night where christmas lights and icicles look like they could have been real icicles. it got down to 25 this morning in petaluma. tour efforts, who thought california was always warm and sunny, were surprised by the frost and chill. an employee at a local ice cream shot was left in no customers. as you imagine, ice cream isn't a hot commodity in cold weather. she kept busy by cleaning. >> i have the heater cranked up really high and have extra blankets. >> it's been cold since we arrived. the wind and the rain, i thought i was back home. >> also in this cold, the california highway patrol is warning about icy conditions. as the temperatures drop, black eyes can form. it may be your first instinct to slam on the brakes but the chp said not to because that will put your car into a spin. let off the gas slowly if you encounter ice. it's still dark right now and it's st. louis cold. as
to the scene in san francisco to southbound 101 blocked right now at 4th so use 7th or 10th street southbound 101 out of san francisco. otherwise, quiet out there with nice-looking ride at 580 and a commute up and over the altamont pass and busy highway 4 westbound and 880 from 238 to the macarthur maze. here is 80 westbound, bunched up as you move to the junction with the metering lights just turned on. >> in health news, the nation's leading group of gynecologists is urging doctors around the country to screen women for so-called birth control sabotage. doctors say the sabotage takes place when a man intentionally tries to get a woman pregnant without her knowledge including hiding the pills or pretending to wear a condom. doctors say they do not know how common it is but they see enough of it to make a new recommendation. >> are you guilty of taking pictures of your food at restaurants? ahead, the photo backlash leading some chefs to take action. amen -- menlo >> cupertino, concord, wine country, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back, we have them all covered with radar.
have it. mid-40's to low 50's oakland and san francisco and half moon bay at 52 and the warm spot with mountain view at 50 and monterey at 51 and salinas at 52 and girl -- gilroy and santa cruz have a mild start. the scattered showers possible tonight through thursday and the next system from the north and this is from the south. showers are possible saturday, sunday, and monday, just possible, but not a wash out. can you see how long the system is from the tropics to the arctics tapping into tub tropical moisture and the sprinkle ahead of the front the when the front gets close are we will see the steady rain developing during the lunch hour and hang around through the afternoon and early evening. it becomes more showery in nature and possibly drizzle along the coast and 6:00 tomorrow morning during the heart of the commute we are looking at showers lingering and same thing by noon with less coverage and as we head into the afternoon and evening they start to finally taper but for the east itself you will be closest to the front and friday, everything starts to clear out and we g
reported in livermore we look live from sutro down toward san francisco and the bear. i'll tell you how much rain and when you can expect it to hit your neighborhood coming up. >> thanks, francis. and a legacy that will last forever. de la salle's high school legendary coach steps down. like a lot of things, trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum, so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work. >> welcome back. the clock current 6:9 right now. all morning we've been talking about how cold it is and how the rain is coming and there's an event that people are jumping into the bay. they are jumping into the bay at 11:15 this morning for the sixth annual alcatraz winner swim. it will be cold. water temperatures in the mid-50s. even temperatures right now cooling down to the 30s
in southeast a and san shows is 37 and treemont is 39 and everyone else is low do mid-40's and san francisco is 44 and half moon bay at 46. mid-30's around santa cruz and close to frost there and monterey is down to 46. this afternoon we will be sunny. showers stay over the ocean. cool today. brick -- brisk at times. another freeze tonight and more widespread. the total extended forecast is dry with a slow warming trend. the cold air is coming at us from the north with a small disturbance right here, and that will keep the jet stream over the ocean and we are locked in with a cold and heavy air. with the jet stream in the arctic circle the air is the most dry so we do not have rain in the forecast. we have winds kicking up a wave so not only that but the high tide today could cause minor flooding along the beaches and bay shoreline and the high tide hits at 10:26. at the game temperatures are near 50 but dropping in the middle 40's by the time the get is over. the accweather seven-day outlook shows we will be around 50 to 52 degrees today and tomorrow and sunday and you can see we will hit t
the coast from seattle to here. in san francisco, it will be chilly with the air. it is dry but it has enough instability for showers. that is this morning. we are looking at it. you can see by noon it is starting to push them off over the ocean and they will stay there for the most part in the afternoon but one or two may develop along the higher elevations. if they do the snow level is around 2,000 feet so we could get a dusting which is remote. >> tomorrow morning the clouds clear and it will be coldest and as we head to morning afternoon, hartley a chance of a shower so i will keep it dry. bay shoreline frost, santa clara valley a hard freeze tonight and possibly tomorrow night. at the 49ers game, there could be light showers because they are possible. >> we have a tough commute westbound 580 with an early car fire that has been cleared now but the damage is done. this app shows abc7 news traffic spotter talking about complete standstill at 580 westbound from dublin to the castro valley area because of the early car fire. you may want to take bart which is the best way to get aroun
is your last chance to visit the san francisco institution and best part, it is free. exploratorium has out grown its home. after today the exhibits will be packed up and moved to pier 15 on the embarcadero just right across from the abc7 studios. the exploratorium that opened in 1969 was one of first hands on science museums in the country. >>> cardinals have won the rose bowl for the first time in 40 years. they beat the badgers and running back taylor scored two touchdowns. stanford ends the season at 12-2 and victory helps the mayor win a friendly wager with the mayor of madison, wisconsin. he will have to wear a stanford cap at an upcoming city council meeting for a day and planted a tree in honor of the cardinals. wow! >> today, san jose valley christian high school band returns home after performing in the rose parade yesterday morning. they are the ones wearing blue. they made history marching with beijing's marching band wearing red. they performed as the east west fusion all-star band. they also performed at disneyland. >>> traffic and weather are next on the morning news. let
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